Mass Media

Paws for thought

Hello my friends!

We've had big changes here at the SCMP. A little while ago, the editor of the main paper left, but now we have a new editor. His name is Wang Xiangwei.

Friday, 3 February, 2012, 12:00am

e-service with style

Asleek, contemporary and innovative hotel in Kwun Tong will soon be throwing open its doors, and seeks stylish, confident and technically up-to-date staff who can offer personalised service.

3 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Doing it by the book

If your book collection is threatening to take over every last inch of your shelving, perhaps it is time for a major review of how you display your tomes.

Start by emptying your shelves. It's easier to figure out what you want to do with them when you have a blank slate.

27 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Back in Beijing's good books

Once a political pariah, his career ruined on dubious charges of spying for the United States, veteran journalist Lo Fu is enjoying an unexpected rehabilitation late in life.

25 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

A good week for ...

Oprah Winfrey

22 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Once more, withfeeling

Alexander Payne is ruminating on death and directors. 'A lot of the great ones die at 70,' he sighs, citing Stanley Kubrick, Orson Welles and Federico Fellini. He stops to correct himself. 'Actually, maybe Fellini was 73.' But his point is well made. It's been eight years since the release of Payne's last film, Sideways, and time is no longer on his side.

22 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

16.5m reasons to say thank you

Raising funds for charitable causes is not easy at the best of times. But when the economic outlook is uncertain, it becomes even more challenging. The record sum of more than HK$16.5 million raised by Operation Santa Claus is, therefore, impressive. It is a credit to the many people who took part in the campaign, from schoolchildren to the senior executives of multinational corporations.

19 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Mainland online ad spending to exceed HK$73.5b

Online advertising spending on the mainland is expected to surpass 60 billion yuan (HK$73.5 billion) this year, driven by the rapid growth of internet users in the world's second-largest economy and campaigns surrounding the London Olympic Games.

16 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Get your game face on

Are you ready for an exciting challenge? Do you want to appear in Young Post and win a fantastic prize? Then join Brain Game.

A new round will start in February. Ten finalists will answer one open-ended question per week on a wide range of topics. Readers then vote online to decide who they want to eliminate, until one remains - the WINNER!

12 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Style meter

HOT

Winter capes

Be on trend with a bit of military detailing

Geometric print totes

Kooky and versatile

NOT

Medieval-inspired gowns

Who wants to look like Helena Bonham Carter on a night out?

Tacky princess jewellery

Not impressing grown women

8 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Muppets: together again

Comedy often comes at the expense of someone or something unfortunate. Not the Muppets' brand of comedy, however; or at least to a much lesser extent. The zany characters that make up the Muppets gang thrive on wholesome family-oriented entertainment, all with a dash of Muppets mayhem.

8 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Melancholia

Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Kiefer Sutherland, Charlotte Rampling Director: Lars von Trier Category: IIB

5 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Starring: Rooney Mara, Daniel Craig, Christopher Plummer, Joely Richardson Director: David Fincher Category: III

5 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Hubei's chief lays down law to the media

The Hubei provincial party committee, led by a controversial official who once seized a reporter's recorder during an interview, has ordered local media to stop investigating events outside the province.

5 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Super Plus can keep hot streak going

Peter Ng Bik-kuen's Super Plus is reaching the end of his tether at the top of Class Three, but has found the right race to make it three straight wins in the grade and can act as a banker in the middle pin of tomorrow night's Triple Trio at Happy Valley.

3 Jan 2012 - 12:00am